Delight ~ Circle of Fun Quilt Tutorial

Hello everyone! Have you had a chance to look at the gorgeous fabric designed by Carina Gardner for Riley Blake Designs? I am posting a tutorial for this mini quilt over at Riley Blake Designs today! ...more

Tutorial ~ Stickable Bottle Cap Pincushion

Over a year ago, I attended a quilt retreat. When I took a break to walk around I walked passed a much older lady sitting at her sewing machine and sewing happily. We struck a conversation and chatted for a while and I noticed that she had a tiny tiny pincushion stuck to her sewing machine ....more

Fun Mini Quilt Challange

I hardly ever enter quilt contests or block swaps, but I saw a fun contest on Instagram last week and I decided to do it! It is sponsored by Michael Miller Fabrics and The Electric Quilt Company. The first prizes? ...more

List of 100 Dreams

Hello everyone and Hello 2016!I have been reading a book called "168 hours ~ You have more time than you think". Agh, the title alone was a stab in my heart because deep down inside I knew where I have been wasting my time and that I could make major improvements. Using our time wisely and where it matters most is a very important and essential skill to have to achieve our goals and dreams, right?In the book, the Arthur talked about writing down 100 of your dreams ....more

Book Review ~ The Botanical Hand - Lettering Workbook

This beautiful book was sent to me for a review one day... The Botanical Hand-Lettering Workbook, a step-by-step guide that teaches you how to create pretty letters and different types of flowers. The author Bethany Robertson is a professional illustrator, designer, and typographer based in Brooklyn ....more

Miniature Quilt Shop Reveal!

While I was working on the miniature Christmas rooms I was also working on a miniature quilt shop. I was thinking about what I could use, how I could arrange things, as I was creating this; it took a little bit longer than I wanted it to... well, I finally finished it!Just like I did with my miniature sewing room, I am going to share the details of the quilt shop in a few separate posts ....more

Christmas Miniature Rooms Reveal and Little Thoughts to Share

A while ago, I shared my miniature sewing room with you. You might wonder if my obsession with tiny things has stopped after the sewing room was put together??? The answer is "NO" ....more

Counting Down to Christmas ~ Advent Calendar

One of our Christmas traditions is doing an advent calendar for the kids. Years ago, when the kids were still small I read about advent calendars and thought, "That is such a neat way to count down to the special day." Our first year, I got 25 envelopes and wrote numbers 1 through 25. I stuck them onto the pantry door so they would form the shape of a Christmas tree after I filled them with some notes and candies ....more

Marie Callender's Pie Review

I can't believe the major holidays are just around the corner. What comes to your mind when you think about Thanksgiving and Christmas? Friends and family gatherings, big feast, cooking for a big crowd and cleaning up... sounds exciting but a little overwhelming doesn't it? ...more

Marie Callender's Pie Review

I can't believe the major holidays are just around the corner. What comes to your mind when you think about Thanksgiving and Christmas? Friends and family gatherings, big feast, cooking for a big crowd and cleaning up.. ....more